|Ethnicity and Power in Sudan's Past - MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University|
Historians Stephanie Beswick (Ball State U.) and Jay Spaulding (Kean U.) on ethnicity, slavery, and trade in Sudan. Focus is on pre-colonial times, with an emphasis on how power relationships and economic factors influenced identity formation and political conflict. The interview was conducted at the Sudan Studies Association meeting in East Lansing.
Keywords: ethnicity; history; Jay Spaulding; slavery; Stephanie Beswick; Sudan; Sudan Studies Association